Ana Rosa Quintana’s reaction after the shooting of Alejo Vidal-Quadras: “Shock throughout Spain”

Ana Rosa Quintana has started its program with the tragic news of this Thursday, November 9: the shot in the face, in the Salamanca neighborhood of Madrid and in broad daylight Alejo Vidal-Quadrasfounder of Vox and former president of the Popular Party in Catalonia.

“Shock throughout Spain. It has been years since we had to give information like today’s. The entire country has fallen silent with the shot in the face, at the door of her house, in the heart of Madrid,” lamented the presenter. at the start of TardeAR.

Alejo Vidal-Quadras, 78 years old, was shot in the face at noon, near Núñez de Balboa Street. The former politician was immediately transferred to a Madrid hospital and is conscious. The National Police is investigating the event, while the Municipal Police cordoned off the area for hours.

Political reactions have been numerous since what happened. Politicians of all parties and colors have regretted what happened and have expressed their support to the family. Pedro Sanchezwhich has already reached an investiture pact with Carles Puigdemonthas written on networks: “I want to convey my solidarity and wishes for a speedy recovery to Alejo Vidal-Quadras. All my affection at this time for him and his family. We trust that the investigation can clarify the facts as soon as possible and stop the responsible”.

Alberto Núñez Feijóo has appealed for a “prompt investigation to clarify what happened and to account for the culprits”: “And, of course, we sympathize with his family and we hope that Alejo Vidal-Quadras maintains his life.” Yolanda Diaz has written: “I follow with concern the news about the state of health of Alejo Vidal Quadras. I wish him a speedy recovery and I send a lot of strength to his family and friends.” Santiago Abascalfor its part, announced that Vidal-Quadras is out of danger.

The Catalan president, Peter Aragonéshas expressed his “solidarity and desire for a quick recovery”: “We are awaiting the news about his state of health.” Isabel Diaz Ayusopresident of the Community of Madrid, said: “Fortunately, the shooting of Vidal-Quadras did not take his life. He is in the operating room at the moment. My hug to Alejo and his family and friends.”